Saturday, May 6, 2017

Prize winning quilts from Paducah, Spring 2017

Prize winning quilts at the recent American Qquilting Society's Spring Quilt Week in Paducah can be admired online here.

AQS has published a number of short videos of prize winners talking about their quilts, on their Facebook page, and on You Tube.

Rhonda Pearce Wins Third Place in the 1st Entry in Paducah Quilt Contest
AQS Spring Quilt Week, Paducah, 29 April 2017
Rhonda Pearce talks with Tamara Hanes about her quilt, Monique's Mosaic, that won third place in the Large Quilts: 1st Entry in an AQS Paducah Contest sponsored by Gammill Quilting Machines. Learn about her inspiration for this hand made quilt with more than 14,000 hexagons and the unique way she quilted it.
Other Australian quilters who won prizes at Paducah were
  • Rachelle Denneny, A Touch of Blue, 3rd prize, Large Quilts: Stationary Machine Quilted and Honorable Mention for Vanilla Buttercream, Miniature Quilts
  • Jenny Bacon, Crabapple Jelly, Honorable Mention, Small Wall Quilts: Hand Quilted

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